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cjp3's Avatar cjp3
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cel4145,
im just looking for the best bang for my buck. i havent bought any audio equipment in about ten yrs so im really out of the loop. but after hearing back from so many people i dont think 1k will be enough for a new quality 5.1 speaker system. so i think i might have to up my budget to around $1500, id really hate to spend more then that rt now.
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padgman1,

how about
2 pair of b-stock htm-200se & 1 htm 200se center
for $570

The HTM- 200 SEs will not be enough of a quality and power ( loudness) upgrade.

Cel's post right above this one would be a great purchase.........if you absolutely need 5.1 right now. Otherwise, I would concentrate on 3.1 ( what I suggeested, which is only a 340SE change for the center from what cel suggested) and add the 200's ( or another pair of either 170SE's for surrounds or a pair of 340SE's for the main and moving the 170SE's to surrounds) later..........
jbrown15's Avatar jbrown15
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Originally Posted by cjp3 View Post

cel4145,
im just looking for the best bang for my buck. i havent bought any audio equipment in about ten yrs so im really out of the loop. but after hearing back from so many people i dont think 1k will be enough for a new quality 5.1 speaker system. so i think i might have to up my budget to around $1500, id really hate to spend more then that rt now.

I think if you were able to push your budget up to say $1500 you could get yourself a great little 5.1 system that would keep you happy for another 10 years.
cel4145's Avatar cel4145
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Quote:
Originally Posted by cjp3 View Post

cel4145,
im just looking for the best bang for my buck. i havent bought any audio equipment in about ten yrs so im really out of the loop. but after hearing back from so many people i dont think 1k will be enough for a new quality 5.1 speaker system. so i think i might have to up my budget to around $1500, id really hate to spend more then that rt now.

In that case, I would go with the CBM-170 SE for left/right, CMT-340 SE center, HTM-200 SE for rear, and then the Rythmik LV12R. Or you might look at the HSU Hybrid 2 5.1 package.
Kini62's Avatar Kini62
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IMO using speakers such as the RB41II for LR and C not working depends on how far you sit from them regardless of room size. Room size definitely comes into play with the sub though.

If your main LP is 9-12 ft or so from the front stage then 4" speakers can work well. I use 5 NHT SuperZero 2s with a 50 watt/channel AVR and can hit the upper 90dbs at LP (about 9-10ft) during HT use. My room is small and can be sealed but I don't think that matters for anything other than bass response.

Also, a good sub like the LVR12 would have no problem integrating with speakers crossed at 100hz.

That said, a set of 5 NHT Superzeros would be a better sounding choice than the Klipsch if you plan on any music listening.
ccurryman's Avatar ccurryman
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08-01-2013 | Posts: 7
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My 5.1 Klipsch system is for sale at a very reasonable price if you are interested...

http://www.avsforum.com/t/1482769/klipsch-home-theater-speaker-system-rb-41-ii

Let me know..
AcuDefTechGuy
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NHT SuperZero $60 x 5 = $300:

http://www.nhthifi.com/Bookshelf-speaker-SuperZero-2-0
shanewu's Avatar shanewu
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08-01-2013 | Posts: 30
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I have a Hsu sub and am very happy with it so I'd look at Hsu package deals and take a look at Aperion Audio speakers as well for good bang for the buck.
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